House Health Policy Committee Chair Rep. Vaupel talks about HB 4325, which clarifies the scope of practice for counselors in Michigan. Rep. Vaupel says ambiguity in state code and regulations mean legislation is needed for counselors to continue to include making a diagnosis as part of their practices. The plan passed unanimously out of the Health Policy Committee and is now before the House Ways and Means Committee.
The House Health Policy Committee heard testimony Tuesday from health professionals and industry experts in support of state Rep. Hank Vaupel’s plan to improve prescription drug price transparency in Michigan.
Rep. Vaupel, a member of the Nursing Home Preparedness Task Force, talks about the 28 wide-ranging recommendations the group sent to the Governor on Tuesday, underscoring the need for changes to COVID-19 nursing home policies.
State Rep. Hank Vaupel, of Fowlerville, today said the recommendations outlined in the state’s nursing home task force report illustrate the need for big changes to COVID-19 nursing home policies.